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sanctification

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1 the act of making something holy through religious ritual
  • the sacred site required another sanctification after it had been defiled by the invaders

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2 the act or fact of freeing from sin or moral guilt
  • the Christian belief that the suffering and death of Jesus was responsible for the sanctification of all humankind

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The first known use of sanctification was in the 14th century

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“Sanctification.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sanctification. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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